02 Nov, 2008

A Complete List of Computer Shortcut Keys: Keyboard Shortcuts

Tips & Tricks xp shortcut keys BASIC SHORTCUT KEYS

Alt + F File menu options in current program

Alt + E Edit options in current program

F1 Universal help (for all programs)

Ctrl + A Select all text

Ctrl + X Cut selected item

Shift + Del Cut selected item

Ctrl + C Copy selected item

Ctrl + Ins Copy selected item

Ctrl + V Paste

Shift + Ins Paste

Home Go to beginning of current line

Ctrl + Home Go to beginning of document

End Go to end of current line

Ctrl + End Go to end of document

Shift + Home Highlight from current position to beginning of line

Shift + End Highlight from current position to end of line

Ctrl + f Move one word to the left at a time

Ctrl + g Move one word to the right at a time

MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® SHORTCUT KEYS

Alt + Tab Switch between open applications

Alt +Shift + Tab Switch backwards between open applications

Alt + Print Screen Create screen shot for current program

Ctrl + Alt + Del Reboot/Windows® task manager

Ctrl + Esc Bring up start menu

Alt + Esc Switch between applications on taskbar

F2 Rename selected icon

F3 Start find from desktop

F4 Open the drive selection when browsing

F5 Refresh contents

Alt + F4 Close current open program

Ctrl + F4 Close window in program

Ctrl + Plus Key Automatically adjust widths of all columns in Windows Explorer

Alt + Enter Open properties window of selected icon or program

Shift + F10 Simulate right-click on selected item

Shift + Del Delete programs/files permanently

Holding Shift During Bootup Boot safe mode or bypass system files

Holding Shift During Bootup When putting in an audio

 

WINKEY SHORTCUTS

WINKEY + D Bring desktop to the top of other windows

WINKEY + M Minimize all windows

WINKEY + SHIFT + M Undo the minimize done by WINKEY + M and WINKEY + D

WINKEY + E Open Microsoft Explorer

WINKEY + Tab Cycle through open programs on taskbar

WINKEY + F Display the Windows® Search/Find feature

WINKEY + CTRL + F Display the search for computers window

WINKEY + F1 Display the Microsoft® Windows® help

WINKEY + R Open the run window

WINKEY + Pause /Break Open the system properties window

WINKEY + U Open utility manager

WINKEY + L Lock the computer (Windows XP® & later)

 

WORD® SHORTCUT KEYSWORD® SHORTCUT KEYS

Ctrl + A Select all contents of the page

Ctrl + B Bold highlighted selection

Ctrl + C Copy selected text

Ctrl + X Cut selected text

Ctrl + N Open new/blank document

Ctrl + O Open options

Ctrl + P Open the print window

Ctrl + F Open find box

Ctrl + I Italicize highlighted selection

Ctrl + K Insert link

Ctrl + U Underline highlighted selection

Ctrl + V Paste

Ctrl + Y Redo the last action performed

Ctrl + Z Undo last action

Ctrl + G Find and replace options

Ctrl + H Find and replace options

Ctrl + J Justify paragraph alignment

Ctrl + L Align selected text or line to the left

Ctrl + Q Align selected paragraph to the left

Ctrl + E Align selected text or line to the center

Ctrl + R Align selected text or line to the right

Ctrl + M Indent the paragraph

Ctrl + T Hanging indent

Ctrl + D Font options

Ctrl + Shift + F Change the font

Ctrl + Shift + > Increase selected font +1

Ctrl + ] Increase selected font +1

Ctrl + Shift + < Decrease selected font -1

Ctrl + [ Decrease selected font -1

Ctrl + Shift + * View or hide non printing characters

Ctrl + f Move one word to the left

Ctrl + g Move one word to the right

Ctrl + h Move to beginning of the line or paragraph

Ctrl + i Move to the end of the paragraph

Ctrl + Del Delete word to right of cursor

Ctrl + Backspace Delete word to left of cursor

Ctrl + End Move cursor to end of document

Ctrl + Home Move cursor to beginning of document

Ctrl + Space Reset highlighted text to default font

Ctrl + 1 Single-space lines

Ctrl + 2 Double-space lines

Ctrl + 5 1.5-line spacing

Ctrl + Alt + 1 Change text to heading 1

Ctrl + Alt + 2 Change text to heading 2

Ctrl + Alt + 3 Change text to heading 3

F1 Open help

Shift + F3 Change case of selected text

Shift + Insert Paste

F4 Repeat last action performed (Word 2000+)

F7 Spell check selected text and/or document

Shift + F7 Activate the thesaurus

F12 Save as

Ctrl + S Save

Shift + F12 Save

Alt + Shift + D Insert the current date

Alt + Shift + T Insert the current time

Ctrl + W Close document

 

EXCEL® SHORTCUT KEYS

F2 Edit the selected cell

F5 Go to a specific cell

F7 Spell check selected text and/or document

F11 Create chart

Ctrl + Shift + ; Enter the current time

Ctrl + ; Enter the current date

Alt + Shift + F1 Insert new worksheet

Shift + F3 Open the Excel® formula window

Shift + F5 Bring up search box

Ctrl + A Select all contents of worksheet

Ctrl + B Bold highlighted selection

Ctrl + I Italicize highlighted selection

Ctrl + C Copy selected text

Ctrl + V Paste

Ctrl + D Fill

Ctrl + K Insert link

Ctrl + F Open find and replace options

Ctrl + G Open go-to options

Ctrl + H Open find and replace options

Ctrl + U Underline highlighted selection

Ctrl + Y Underline selected text

Ctrl + 5 Strikethrough highlighted selection

Ctrl + O Open options

Ctrl + N Open new document

Ctrl + P Open print dialog box

Ctrl + S Save

Ctrl + Z Undo last action

Ctrl + F9 M
in
imize current window

Ctrl + F10 Maximize currently selected window

Ctrl + F6 Switch between open workbooks/windows

Ctrl + Page up & Page Down Move between Excel® worksheets in the same document

Ctrl + Tab Move between two or more open Excel® files

Alt + = Create formula to sum all of above cells

Ctrl + ‘ Insert value of above cell into current cell

Ctrl + Shift + ! Format number in comma format

Ctrl + Shift + $ Format number in currency format

Ctrl + Shift + # Format number in date format

Ctrl + Shift + % Format number in percentage format

Ctrl + Shift + ^ Format number in scientific format

Ctrl + Shift + @ Format number in time format

Ctrl + g Move to next section of text

Ctrl + Space Select entire column

Shift + Space Select entire row

Ctrl + W Close document

 

OUTLOOK® SHORTCUT KEYS

Alt + S Send the email

Ctrl + C Copy selected text

Ctrl + X Cut selected text

Ctrl + P Open print dialog box

Ctrl + K Complete name/email typed in address bar

Ctrl + B Bold highlighted selection

Ctrl + I Italicize highlighted selection

Ctrl + U Underline highlighted selection

Ctrl + R Reply to an email

Ctrl + F Forward an email

Ctrl + N Create a new email

Ctrl + Shift + A Create a new appointment to your calendar

Ctrl + Shift + O Open the outbox

Ctrl + Shift + I Open the inbox

Ctrl + Shift + K Add a new task

Ctrl + Shift + C Create a new contact

Ctrl + Shift+ J Create a new journal entry

 

Special Characters

 

Special Characters

!

Shift+1

@

Shift+2

#

Shift+3

$

Shift+4

%

Shift+5

^

Shift+6

&

Shift+7

*

Shift+8

(

Shift+9

)

Shift+0

,,

..

;;

:

Shift+;

--

//

?

Shift+/

Shift+’

¡

Alt+0161

¿

Alt+0191

Alt+0173

+

Shift+=

2

Alt+0215

÷

Alt+0247

==

±

Alt+0177

<

Shift+,

>

Shift+.

[

[

]

]

{

Shift+[

}

Shift+]

Alt+0145

Alt+0146

Alt+0147

Alt+0148

Alt+0139

Alt+0155

«

Alt+0171

»

Alt+0187

Alt+0130

Alt+0132

Alt+0151

~

Shift+`

\\

|

Shift+\

_

Shift+ -

Alt+0133

°

Alt+0176

·

Alt+0183

Alt+0149

ä

Alt+0228

â

Alt+0226

á

Alt+0225

à

Alt+0224

ã

Alt+0227

å

Alt+0229

ë

Alt+0235

ê

Alt+0234

é

Alt+0233

è

Alt+0232

ï

Alt+0239

î

Alt+0238

í

Alt+0237

ì

Alt+0236

ö

Alt+0246

ô

Alt+0244

ó

Alt+0243

ò

Alt+0242

õ

Alt+0245

ü

Alt+0252

û

Alt+0251

ú

Alt+0250

ù

Alt+0249

Ä

Alt+0196

Â

Alt+0194

Á

Alt+0193

À

Alt+0192

Ã

Alt+0195

Å

Alt+0197

Ë

Alt+0203

Ê

Alt+0202

É

Alt+0201

È

Alt+0200

Ï

Alt+0207

Î

Alt+0206

Í

Alt+0205

Ì

Alt+0204

Ö

Alt+0214

Ô

Alt+0212

Ó

Alt+0211

Ò

Alt+0210

Õ

Alt+0213

Ü

Alt+0220

Û

Alt+0219

Ú

Alt+0218

Ù

Alt+0217

ç

Alt+0231

Ç

Alt+0199

ñ

Alt+0241

Ñ

Alt+0209

ø

Alt+0248

Ø

Alt+0216

ß

Alt+0223

æ

Alt+0230

Æ

Alt+0198

oe

Alt+0156

OE

Alt+0140

ÿ

Alt+0255

Ÿ

Alt+0159

ª

Alt+0170

º

Alt+0186

¨

Alt+0168

ˆ

Alt+0136

´

Alt+0180

``

˜

Alt+0152

¯

Alt+0175

¸

Alt+0184

£

Alt+0163

¥

Alt+0165

ƒ

Alt+0131

¢

Alt+0162 Alt+0164

©

Alt+0169

®

Alt+0174

Alt+0153

Alt+0137

μ

Alt+0181

§

Alt+0167

Alt+0134

Alt+0135

Alt+0182

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